US political cartoonist
1876 - Darling was born in Norwood, Michigan, on the 21st of October.
1886 - His family moved to Sioux City, Iowa.
1894 - Studied college at Yankton College in South Dakota.
1895 - Transferred to Beloit College in Wisconsin.
- Became art editor of the yearbook and began signing his work as a contraction of his last name "Ding".
1900 - He became a reporter for the Sioux City Journal newspaper.
1906 - Married Genevieve Pendleton, he began work with the Des Moines Register and Leader.
1911 - Ding moved to New York.
1913 - Worked with the New York Globe but returned to Des Moines.
1916 - Returned to New York and accepted a position with the New York Herald Tribune.
1919 - Darling returned a final time to Des Moines where he continued his illustrious career as a cartoonist.
1924 - Received the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.
1936 - He founded National Wildlife Federation.
1943 - Once again he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning.
1692 - Jay Norwood Darling died on 12th of February.
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